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Questions tagged [domains]

Use this tag when referring to domains in relation to attributes, geodatabases and in the GIS field in general

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How to have a drop down list for feature editing (attributes) in Quantum GIS?

I'm editing a lot of polygons of a shapefile in QGIS and i need to classify them, so i have to write the classes a repetedly a lot of times. In ArcMap there is an option to have domains set for the ...
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Copying domain (and only domain) between Esri geodatabases?

Sometimes I have the need to copy a domain(s) from one geodatabase to another (without the featureclass or table). In the past, I have accomplished this in a few different ways, but each method is ...
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Listing feature classes with active domains?

I have an Esri file geodatabase with attribute domains defined. I need to delete some of the attribute domains but can't because "The domain is used by an attribute rule.". How might I discover which ...
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Export all coded value domains from a geodatabase

On the ESRI-L mailing list this morning there was a question about how to see or export all the coded value domains for a geodatabase. The goal is to present the content of the domains in a tabular ...
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App for collecting points with hierarchical legend encoding [closed]

In the frame of a field campaign for land cover mapping, we try to develop an App which allows for the collection of points on a base map and fill a set of attributes. So far, our best solution is to ...
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Restricting values to domain codes (beyond attribute table)?

Geodatabase fields can be assigned domains. ArcGIS Desktop uses the domains as lookup tables (a.k.a. validation tables). When users edit data in the attribute table or attribute editing window, the ...
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QGIS: subtypes and domains like in ArcGIS?

Is there an opportunity to use subtypes and domains in QGIS (Desktop 1.8.0) like the way it is used in ArcGIS? I am specifically interested in the possibility of dependencies between subtypes and ...
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Export to a Shapefile and maintain Domain Coded Values

I maintain a complex parcel fabric that uses coded value domains for a few fields. These are short integer fields with values from 1 - 6. These values represent say 1:Integrated Registered Survey Plan,...
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Checking if domain already exists using ArcPy?

I am trying to check the existence of domains in my file geodatabase which contains 4 domains (automatically populated after I created some annotation feature classes). My code is as follows: import ...
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Is it possible to edit domain coded values in ArcGIS Online Feature Layers?

I'm getting started on the recently released Citizen Problem Reporter AGOL App. One of the steps is to set up an AGOL hosted featurelayer. I've done that, the app is up and running in a test state, ...
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Changing a coded Domain to no codes

If we have coded domains in the geodatabase model, what are any disadvantages to changing the codes to the Description. For example: Existing Coded Domain: Code, Description 1, Single Family ...
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ArcSDE : Cascading Subtypes in ArcGIS 10/SQL Server

I'm currently creating an ArcSDE DB on an SQL Server. It is designed to complete species survey, with information from the field. In order to help themselves, they asked me to implement a particular ...
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Using File Geodatabase coded domain with ArcGIS Online?

I created a File GDB and set up a domain, and the domain was assigned to a field in a feature class. The domain behaves as expected on ArcGIS Desktop (dropdown list when editing the content of that ...
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Validating range domains when editing feature service in ArcGIS Online? [closed]

I have a feature class and a range domain is applied to a field. I know we can use the "Validate Features" command for validation. When the feature class is published to ArcGIS Online and exposed as ...
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Comparing subtype and domain functionality? [closed]

I was trying to determine the best way to standardize my attribute table. I thought I would use a coded value domain but I am unable to do that without creating a subtype first. I don't understand ...
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Checking if domain contains particular coded value using ArcPy?

How can I check if a domain contains a particular coded value? How to check if domain already exists? shows how to verify whether a domain exists in a geodatabase. However, I can't see how to check ...
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Using CopyFeatures_management without copying source GDB domains to 'in_memory' workspace?

I know it's probably the opposite of what would generally be desirable, but I am trying to temporarily copy a Feature Class from a File GDB with Domains into a in_memory intermediate FC without ...
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How to find which subtype using which domain?

I'm trying to delete domain, but i can't because it is in use at an attribute domain. How can I find out at which layer and which subtype ? I have a big geodatabase with more than 30 layers an each ...
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Getting value coded of domain from map layer with arcgis javascript api

I'm trying to read domain values on a map, how to achieve this objective in arcgis javascript api? any help?
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How to re-enable coded value domain descriptions?

I have got a Personal Geodatabase with a feature class and several coded value domains. Domains are assigned to some of the attributes of said feature class. Domains are correctly defined and match ...
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field calculator python script with coded values

I am trying to run a field calculator python script that will take a value from one field in the attributes table and create an abbreviation in another field that was designated for it. Here is a ...
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Is there a way to see the coded value domain list of possible values from arcmap 9.3.1?

Is there a way to see the possible values of a specific coded value domain in arcmap 9.3.1 (I have no access to the SDE which holds all the data in arcCatalog)?
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Value relations QGIS

I am trying to convert an ArcGIS based GIS setup to Open Source - QGIS. In my old setup I had a lot of domains on an ArcSDE Database. I am struggling a bit to find a similar functionality in QGIS. ...
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How do I import domains into a feature class from a table in ArcGIS 10.2.2?

I have a table in a geodatabse which contains coded domain values. I also have a feature class in the same geodatabase where I'd like to load those domain values. There are hundreds of codes so I ...
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Is it possible to change or reconfigure a domain owner on SDE?

We have had to reconfigure a few things within a geodatabase managed in SDE. This inadvertently has caused some issues updating the domains within the gdb, to the point where not even the DBO can ...
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Get Coded Value Domains from a Oracle geodatabase using PLSQL

i'm trying to get all coded value domains from a Oracle geodatabase. I dont have access to arcmap. I only have access to oracle 10g database. SELECT I.NAME Domain, EXTRACTVALUE(CodedValues....
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Update value in domain and same should reflect in attribute field

I have a SDE GDB, where i have no. of domains created. we have created domain for state names, which is used by all feature classes to update their respective state name. Now i have discovered that ...
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Permanently Reordering Subtypes in ArcGIS Pro?

I have a feature class in a file geodatabase with subtypes (designed so when you select a country, you are presented with every province in that country as a series of domains). I recently updated ...
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Feature Class to Shapefile with definitions not values

I have a point feature class in an SQL Server Geodatabase that we use for day-to-day analysis. Occasionally we receive request for copies of our data from the public and send them shapefiles. If I ...
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How to remove a domain from a field using ArcObjects

I need to delete a domain in my database. Since the domain is still associated with a field, I first need to delete the association. After reading the documentation for IWorkspaceDomains.DeleteDomain, ...
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Using Boolean like Domains?

When needing to represent True / False or Yes / No which of the following examples is better from a geodatabase design point of view? Our database architect hates the option on the right but when ...
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Coded Value Domain is showing, but not Description?

I have a Domain that is working, but the issue is when I query on the feature. I need to be able to search on the Coded Description, not the Code Value. The attribute table is giving me the Coded ...
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ArcGIS Attribute Subdomain?

Is there a way to create attribute subdomains in ArcGIS with clauses? For example, if I'm editing a line feature class of pipes, I create a domain for the pipe type to be either plastic or metal. I ...
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ArcGIS Desktop, Attribute Table with drop down menus

Essentially, I have a dataset with drop down menus in one column, but I can't edit it or add new text. I have managed to delete the original text classification in the field, but can't add 'Camel ...
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Adding a text input field as coded value in domain?

I want to see this in my final table -- I click on a box in a field and i get a list of text values in the dropdown box but the last value should be 'other'. By selecting this 'other' I should be able ...
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Adding more than 200 codes to domain in geodatabase?

I want to add a domain in geodatabase as country code and country name (description) (more than 200 codes). What is the best way to do it? How can copy/write manually/python the list of coded ...
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Creating Domains and Coded Values using ArcPy?

The Coded Values are not being displayed within numeric order. Final results look like: [10][13][12][27C][21][22][27A][33][31][30][27B].. How would we display Coded Values in numerical 0-36? # Name:...
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List of all fields and their domains, for each table using SQL (table_name, field_name, domain_name)

I'm trying to list all fields (in all tables in an Oracle geodatabase) and the cv domains that they use. +------------+------------+-------------+ | table_name | field_name | domain_name | +----------...
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Coded Value Domains in ArcMap

I am analyzing a database in ArcMap 10.1 and I wanted to know whether it is possible to trace what tables are linked to a particular Coded Value Domain? I am attempting to find a particular table. I ...
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labeling feature based on defined Value Map in QGIS?

I have some defined Value Maps as .csv and I want to label features according to this definitions. But when I use simple label expression, labels are "raw values" instead of "description values" - ...
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Select rows where column values don't match the domain

In ArcGIS Desktop, I can use the Validate Features option in the Editor Toolbar menu to validate feature class columns against their respective domains. More info here in the Validating Features ...
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Drop down menu for Coded Domain not available in edit session

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2, Advanced license. I created a new coded domain for a string field. I added the domain to an existing field. When I edit the features, i would expect to get a list of the ...
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Symbology for Unique Values with Domain

I'm wondering if there is a workaround to this. I want to symbolize a feature class categorically by unique values. The field that I'm doing this on has about 5 unique values. I also have a coded ...
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“Dataset xxx does not exist or is not supported” using Table to Domain in Python

I have a directory of hundreds of *.csv files, containing code/description pairs for geodatabase domains. I'm trying to automate the creation of these domains using Python. If I manually run the ...
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Using the Field Calculator in a Domain field

I have a coded domain field with 10 dropdown options. Possible choices include integers and text. I need to change a selection of 250 features (which have differing values) to the same value. This ...
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ArcGIS 10.1: Subtype/Domain Functionality

Is there any way to create more complex conditional domains in a table than a single subtype and associated domains? I would like to get the same functionality that more than one subtype in a single ...
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Putting coded domains into list to be created in Python script?

I have a large list of coded domains. They are numbers like: 01.6530.01, 05.7991.08, 05.7991.01, 05.7991.06 The code will be the exact same as the description. I've tried to make a list using: ...
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Coded value domains in PostgreSQL

I'm using, at work, ArcGIS geodatabases and using coded value domains a lot. Now I'm working with PostgreSQL and I'm trying to create the same sort of data model I would in, for example, a file gdb. ...
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No domain coded values on REST Arcgis 10.2

We have created a map service using version 10.2 from a map which all layers data source are point to an SDE connection service using DB2 database. However, the coded value domain not appear in the ...
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Copying Domain and Subtype from File Geodatabase?

Is there a way to copy the domain from one Dataset to another? I have a series of layers in Dataset A and I want to split the layers in to tiles using the Intersect tool; saving them in Dataset B. ...